In 1882, Henry Clay Frick purchased an Italianate-​style mansion on Penn Avenue in Point Breeze. The “Coke King” named it Clayton, commissioning two major renovations for his growing family. Within 10 years, though, Frick and his wife, Adelaide, suffered the loss of two of their four children, 8-​year-​old Martha and infant Henry Clay…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Festivities at the Frick
Todd S. Reeves is executive director and superintendent of the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children. He comes to Pittsburgh from the Washington School for the Deaf in Vancouver, where he was superintendent.A native of Eugene, OR, Reeves began as a speech and language pathologist and teacher, and later served as director of…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
Quietly, so far, an exciting change is developing in Homewood. A project called the Homewood Children’s Village is taking shape with the aim of bringing a wide array of social services to bear to help youngsters survive and thrive in one of Pittsburgh’s toughest neighborhoods.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Homewood Children’s Village & Civic complacency
When I recently toured our new Children’s Hospital, I’d been aware that great attention was paid to the design for at least a couple of reasons. One was to facilitate the best patient care. Another was to create a place where children would feel secure and comfortable. That well-​being, of course, reinforces the…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Children’s Hospital
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